Tuesday, July 28, 2015

MARCO MELGRATI ILLUSTRATION: VARIETY

Marco Melgrati’s clean, conceptual illustration style is a favorite at Variety magazine lately. Two recent assignments include an article on the complex subtext of Emmy Award nomination snubs…

DAVID PLUNKERT ILLUSTRATION: LAWYERS LEAD

David Plunkert’s cover and interior illustrations for Stanford Lawyer magazine accompanied a feature on lawyers who choose to go into public service by using their skills to lead non-profit organizations.

YAO XIAO ILLUSTRATION: HARASSMENT

Yao Xiao’s narrative illustrations for BuzzFeed explore how strangers harass lesbians on the street.

KYLE HILTON ILLUSTRATION: LITERARY PAPER DOLLS

Kyle Hilton’s latest project for Chronicle Books is here: “Literary Paper Dolls.” William Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, and more come to life in Kyle's playful hilariously deadpan illustrations, accompanied by bookish trivia and scholarly accoutrements. Order it now in Theispot.com Bookstore!

DALE STEPHANOS: PRINT MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATOR OF THE WEEK

Dale Stephanos is featured as “Illustrator of the Week” in the Design Inspiration blog on the homepage of Print Magazine.

RUTH ROWLAND ILLUSTRATION: BACK TO BASICS

Ruth Rowland’s free-range hand lettering style was once more requested by Rolling Stone Bill Wyman for his first solo album since 1982, Back to Basics. Having developed Wyman’s website logo previously, Ruth was delighted to be asked back!

KEVIN SPROULS ILLUSTRATION: LOUNGING AROUND

Kevin Sprouls provided a series of color spot illustrations for Conde Nast Traveler magazine, to accompany a reader survey on Airport Domestic Lounges. Kevin illustrated select opinions on various perks offered by competing airlines.

BRUCIE ROSCH ILLUSTRATION: HELPING MANY

Brucie Rosch’s illustration for the San Diego Union-Tribune accompanied a feature on the admirable work being done at the City Heights Wellness Center.

PAUL GARLAND ILLUSTRATION: MR. MEME

Paul Garland’s perky illustration for Baltimore Magazine accompanied a reflective article on Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, as the website reaches its 10th anniversary.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Richard Borge Illustration: Slow Thinking Wins



Richard Borge’s illustration for the Boston Globe yesterday accompanied "The Power of Slow Thinking," an article arguing for the wise, controlled energy of a slow thinker, rather than the automatic, reactive energy of a fast thinker.